Macy's
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Macy's Reviews in Atlanta, GA

Updated Apr 19, 2014
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3.1 103 reviews

                             

61% Approve of the CEO

Macy's Chairman, President, and CEO Terry J. Lundgren

Terry J. Lundgren

(31 ratings)

57% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great flexibility, pay is fair for the work, some opportunity for advancement

Merchandising (Former Employee)
Atlanta, GA

I worked at Macy's full-time for more than a year

ProsThe hours are very flexible. For me, it worked perfect with my busy life. School, kid, etc. I worked there for 2 years and everything was great until my manager transferred. The new manager that replaced him was kind of a jerk, but that aside, I liked the atmosphere and things went well. Most managers are nice enough once you know them!

ConsManagement-you either like them or you don't. Try to switch departments if you don't.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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under worked and shotty system

Seasonal Sales Associate (Former Employee)
Douglasville, GA

I worked at Macy's part-time for less than a year

Prospay was decent and most of the managers were alright

Consnot officially asked to leave just blocked out of the site to check for my hours

Advice to Senior Managementbe upfront with employees especially seasonal employees that have expressed interest in staying

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Unappreciative

Sales Associate (Former Employee)
Atlanta, GA

I worked at Macy's full-time for more than a year

ProsGetting Paid. Getting enough hours to stay employed. Not enough for keeping up with rent and other basic necessities.

ConsTerrible concern for the employees, the discount is the same for the credit card offers or customers. Customer is always right even at the expense of job. However, you are against there policy and the ail amend it if you use it for explanation against the customer in favor of the company.

Advice to Senior ManagementToo young for your position. Not enough experience and too focused on your own career than the responsibilities of leading employees.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Billion Dollar company that doesn't care for employees

Sales Associate (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Macy's full-time for more than a year

Pros- Great People
- Hard Workers
- ability to prepare you for any other job as you get moved around so much
- able to pick your own hours and switch around to best fit your schedule

Cons- discount only 20%
- pay is not worth all the work you do
- managers are rude
- a raise is only 20 to 50 cents

Advice to Senior Management-Remember when you were starting out as an associate and try your best to get to know everyone's individual personality's so that you can play up their best attributes.
- Keep a fun friendly environment so that the associate can truly feel an open door policy.
- Appreciate all the work that goes into making the store work from your associates

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Always have been well taken care of!

Sales Manager (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Macy's full-time for more than 10 years

ProsThey take care of their associates, in all areas!

ConsThe joys of working retail hours

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what your doing.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to work, but average pay.

Loss Prevention Detective (Former Employee)
Atlanta, GA

I worked at Macy's full-time for more than a year

ProsFlexible schedule for full or part time associates. Meet very friendly people. Very nice merchandise and a great discount. Macy's card gets you more discounts

ConsThe beginning pay is average for all of the positions. No matter how good your review or scorecard is, your raise is still going to be low.

Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease the pay

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Finance Manager (Former Employee)
Stone Mountain, GA

I worked at Macy's for more than a year

ProsNONE AT ALL
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ConsHours
Technology
Office Facilities
Compensation
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Office Culture
No Growth
No Development
Terrible health plan
Vacation/PTO Days are limited

Advice to Senior ManagementTreat people with the proper respect, pay employees market cost not below salary average, take a vested interest in the growth and development

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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numbers matter, people don't

Wedding Consultant (Former Employee)
Atlanta, GA

I worked at Macy's part-time for more than a year

Prosto get a steady paycheck and some other benefits and pay your own way in society as opposed to living off of the government

ConsManagement has no problem lieing and does not care about anything but numbers. If you have talent and want to add value to a company, please do not consider this one.

Advice to Senior ManagementCease being corporate and political and get back to what a real business should be about.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Busy during holidays, dead all other times of the year.

Retail Support Associate (Former Employee)
Buford, GA

I worked at Macy's part-time for less than a year

ProsIt's a good start for high school students or college students. Flexible hours. Okay discounts. I helped do markdowns and it was awesome finding the food sales. Supervisors were okay with you purchasing sale items on your way out of work.

ConsThere isn't always enough hours to go around, Definite hierarchy, pay is crappy. I worked seasonal and the minute January hit hours dropped like dead flies. Retail associates always complained about not having enough hours.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone really they were considerate enough and easy to work with.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Working for Macy's is a bit challenging but the day goes by quickly when you keep yourself busy.

Sales Associate (Former Employee)
Atlanta, GA

I worked at Macy's full-time for more than a year

ProsMacy's offers benefits as long as you are available to work at least 30 hours per week.
The environment is upbeat and your surroundings keep you motivated to work hard and maintain a professional standard.
There is opportunity for growth if you latch on to the spirit of Macy's and absorb the training material, meet sales goals and maintain a positive attitude.

ConsIf you are hired for a seasonal position you might find yourself being shoved around or ignored for proper scheduling of hours if you are not outspoken about the situation.
If you are a regular employee you may find the night clean up process overwhelming. You might feel a little used if you are not one that likes to stay busy so that the time passes quickly.

Advice to Senior ManagementYour sales associates are people too.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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